The FRN Daily News Brief 2019-05-22

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This Daily FRN News Brief is a summary of 7, articles about Eurasia, Headline-News, Lithuania, Opinions, Politics, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela, Anglo-5, China, Finance, United-States, Chemical-Weapons, Mena, Syria, Defense.

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Tags in this brief: Banking, Corruption, Fraud, Snoras Bank, Vitas Vasiliauskas, Anti-Imperialism, Military Industrial Complex, Russia, Venezuela, China, Huawei, Trade War, Trump, Austrian Control Bank, Chemical Weapons, Syria, US, Maduro, Arctic, Su-57, SU57.

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TEXAS: Lithuania Loses. Again …

Published 2019-05-22 19:54:02 by Russell Bentley in Eurasia, Headline-News, Lithuania, Opinions, Politics

With the first round of the 2019 Lithuanian Presidential elections completed on May 12th, the field has narrowed down to two candidates Ingrida Simonyte and Gitanas Nauseda, with Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announcing his retirement in July, 2019. All three candidates continue the decades long policy of anti-Russian and anti-Communist actions and rhetoric, along with servile obedience to EU and NATO influence and control. As  FPRI points out, whether the race is won by Simonyte, “a tall, high-pitched economist squirming out of potentially uncomfortable positions” or Nauseda, “a rotund policeman baldly pushing through”, the next four years will not bring any new… Continue ->

Tags: Banking, Corruption, Fraud, Snoras Bank, Vitas Vasiliauskas


Venceremos! Russia and Venezuela continue cooperation in defense industry

Published 2019-05-22 13:16:42 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

On Tuesday, Venezuelan ambassador to Russia, Carlos Rafael Faría Tortosa, said that Russia and Venezuela will continue to cooperate in the defense industry sector. Tortosa also praised Venezuela’s move to buy military equipment, failing to buy US equipment in favor of Russian equipment. “We have a fruitful cooperation with Russia in many areas, one of which is military cooperation, which was born in the days of Commander Hugo Chavez, when he predicted that it was necessary to change the suppliers of technology and we moved from US equipment to Russia,” Tortosa told reporters at a meeting in Russia’s Foreign Ministry…. Continue ->

Tags: Anti-Imperialism, Military Industrial Complex, Russia, Venezuela


NO ONE, including Trump, can contain the rise of China

Published 2019-05-22 11:30:03 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, China, Eurasia, Finance, Headline-News, United-States

US President Donald Trump has said that China will not be a “superpower” with him in power. Will the American leader be able to contain the development of the Asian giant and what will happen when he is no longer president of the United States? In this connection, the Chinese expert believes that no one is capable of accomplishing this task. Earlier, Trump said in an interview with Fox News that he was very pleased with the trade dispute between Washington and Beijing and that although China wants to be the world’s biggest superpower, it will not happen under his… Continue ->

Tags: China, Huawei, Trade War, Trump


HERE WE GO AGAIN: US says it has found signs of use of chemical weapons in Syria

Published 2019-05-22 10:30:44 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Chemical-Weapons, Headline-News, Mena, Syria, United-States

WASHINGTON DC – The US State Department said today that there are signs that the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including a suspected chlorine attack on Sunday in northwestern Syria. “We are still collecting information on this incident, but we repeat our warning that if the Assad regime uses chemical weapons, the United States and our allies will respond quickly and appropriately,” the statement said. Major General Viktor Kupchishin, head of the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation, said on Tuesday that terrorists operating in the desolated zone of Idlib have significant amounts of poisonous substances with which they… Continue ->

Tags: Austrian Control Bank, Chemical Weapons, Syria, US


Russia WARNS Maduro that he should prepare for another US-backed coup attempt

Published 2019-05-22 09:30:29 by Paul Antonopoulos in Eurasia, Headline-News, Latin-America, Russia, Venezuela

MOSCOW – On Tuesday, the director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, Sergey Naryshkin, said that the opposition in Venezuela will try again to overthrow the elected government. For Naryshkin it is important that Caracas consolidates its position with the Venezuelan people and negotiates with the opposition, even if Washington makes domestic dialogue difficult. “The crisis will obviously continue. The failed US-backed coup is obviously not the last. It is important that the legitimate government consistently consolidates the population of the country and join forces.” Naryshkin told reporters at a meeting of the Council of Heads of Security Agencies and… Continue ->

Tags: Maduro, Russia, Venezuela


US fighters fail to intimidate Russian strategic bombers during Arctic overflight

Published 2019-05-22 08:30:34 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

Strategic Tu-95MS missile bombers flew over the waters of the Chukchi, Bering and Okhotsk seas and were accompanied by American fighters during some phases of the flight. “Four strategic missile carriers Tu-95MS of the Russian Aerospace Force have made planned flights over the neutral waters of the Chukchi, Bering and Okhotsk seas as well as along the west coast of Alaska and the north coast of the Aleutian Islands,” the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Russia said. At some stages along the way Russian aircraft were accompanied by US Air Force F-22 fighter jets, the report said…. Continue ->

Tags: Arctic, Russia, US


US war planes cannot compete with POWERFUL Russian jets

Published 2019-05-22 07:30:45 by Paul Antonopoulos in Anglo-5, Defense, Eurasia, Headline-News, Russia, United-States

In the next decade Russia will receive three air regiments equipped with Fifth Generation Su-57 fighters, almost 80 aircrafts. The decision to speed up production was taken at the meeting dedicated to the development of defense industry attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was scheduled that by 2027 the Russian Air Force would receive 16 Su-57 fighters. However, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, during the defense industry development meeting in Sochi, announced that in the near future the Armed Forces would receive 76 aircraft equipped with modern means of attack while at the same time the infrastructure would be adapted… Continue ->

Tags: Russia, Su-57, SU57


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